Our People

Our Team

Founding Director, founder, executive leadership, financial management, managing talent (with Kate), Dubai lover, Friday office DJ/Vocalist, denim aficionado

Assad Ahmed

Founding Director

Managing Director, Phase 3 guide and executive lead, writer and columnist – coffee-and-chat-loving with double espresso intensity, her own breed of bonkers

Kate Wadia

Managing Director

Head of Consultancy Services, project scoping and review, payroll expertise - pure millennial, geek in sheep’s clothing, comedy genius, a wonder-man

James Proctor

Head of Consultancy

Personal Assistant to the Directors, your office contact, ordering Kate and Assad, event coordination, team support – tour guide and our Manchester local lady for shop-‘til-you-drop-for-a-cocktail

Lauren Suthers

Personal Assistant to the Directors

Office-based client care, keeping in touch, contract management, market research, talent-scouting - iron-pumper to perfection, chicken-lover, all round genius

Johan Viklund

Office-based client care

Office-based account, contract and operational management – musical maestro, story-teller, punchline king, beats the others hands down at pool

Peter Dobson

Operations Manager

Application Consultant, “bite-sized” expert, retained consultancy - curious kayaker, adventurer, can’t-help-but-be-funny, a consultant to sure retain

Bradley Herd

Application Consultant

SagePeople and iTrent, Customer Focus Facilitator, travel and weekend city breaker, country pub fan and coffee challenger of Phase 3’s Infamous Kate Wadia – Costa all the way!

Wayne Johnson

Lead Consultant

Consultancy Services Manager, project scoping and reviews, account management, puts the people in people technology - milkshake queen, on-the-go, on-trend mum and we say “Yay!”

Louise Johnston

Consultancy Services Manager

Assisting Consultant in Retained Services, solution finder for clients and team, payroll manager, Excel wizard - coffee convert, calm in your crisis and always our Claire

Claire Matthews

Assisting Consultant in Retained Services

BI4 Reporter, Analytics Analyst, lover of green tea, Man City watcher, dad to two lads, house full of Lego

Paul Mckeown

Application Consultant

SagePeople and iTrent System Implementation and Review, HR professional, tennis ace, NFL enthusiast and a Rubik’s Cube maven

Simon Davis

Application Consultant

Application Consultant, technical configuration specialist, consultant mentor, remote delivery – sun-and-fun-loving payroll expert, unofficial mother hen of a rare breed of loyalty

Elaine Richardson

Application Consultant

Application and Business Intelligence Consultant, holistic and strategic consultancy advice, reporting specialism – snappy dresser, master mountain biker, amateur pilot or, alternatively, dad

Iain Robb

Lead Application Consultant

Business Intelligence & MI Analyst - Part time gamer, pug fan & graphic art dabbler, “Forza Phase 3!”

Paolo Russo

Application Consultant

Specialising in Implementation of CoreHR & SagePeople, Website designer, Fishing supremo, film fanatic and certainly not underage

Mike Westwood

Lead Consultant

Application Consultant, specialising in iTrent, Business Objects and Power BI. Keen mountain bike rider & hobbyist programmer (PHP, D3.js & MVC). Will make up the numbers for any sport/game & invariably lose…persistence is key.

Chris Leeson

Application Consultant

Experienced leader of HR and Payroll services, systems implementation, Business Change and Service Improvement – Novice runner, lover of music, mum, grandma and a ‘young’ recruit to the modern day WI.

Marilyn Summers

Lead Consultant

Application Consultant, iTrent, CoreHR, Payroll Professional, Car Enthusiast, Skilled in DIY, Food Lover

Adam Ford

Application Consultant

Tony Munday

Lead Consultant